• Lord save me, thinks I, that must be...

    December 5 | | 0

    “He pays reg’lar,” was the rejoinder. “But come, it’s getting dreadful late, you had better be turning flukes—it’s a nice bed; Sal and me slept in that ere bed the night we were spliced. There’s...

  • The lane opened slantingly into the main road...

    January 18 | | 0

    There were sad, haggard women tramping by, well dressed, with children that cried and stumbled, their dainty clothes smothered in dust, their weary faces smeared with tears. With many of these came men, sometimes helpful, sometimes...

  • The weak tears of age rolled down his...

    January 16 | | 0

    The old man looked at him and silently began to cry. The weak tears of age rolled down his cheeks and all the feebleness of his eighty-seven years showed in his grief-stricken countenance. Sit down,” Edwin counselled soothingly....

  • Nor indeed can the whale possibly be otherwise...

    January 11 | | 0

    I opine, that it is plainly traceable to the first arrival of the Greenland whaling ships in London, more than two centuries ago. Because those whalemen did not then, and do not now, try out their oil at sea as the Southern ships have...

  • Forward Theme arrived – The new and awesome...

    January 11 | | 5

    “I will not go,” said the stranger, “till you say aye to me. Do to me as you would have me do to you in the like case. For YOU too have a boy, Captain Ahab—though but a child, and nestling safely at home now—a child...

Latest Posts » View All

egg-52915_1280

Floating on the waves we saw the abandoned boat

January 17, 2013 | | 0

Soon after, two cries in quick succession on each side of us denoted that the other boats had got fast; but hardly were they overheard, when with a lightning-like hurtling whisper Starbuck said: "Stand up!" and Queequeg, harpoon in hand, sprang to his feet. Though not one of the oarsmen was then facing the life and death peril so close...

brush-57527-940x545

Not caring to venture back into the canyon

January 12, 2013 | | 0

The thing was an enormous cave bear, rearing its colossal bulk fully eight feet at the shoulder, while from the tip of its nose to the end of its stubby tail it was fully twelve feet in length. As it sighted the Sagoths it emitted a most frightful roar, and with open mouth charged full ...

01-small

Hoo-Hoo, lying on his stomach and idly digging his toes in the sand – post with gallery

January 12, 2013 | | 0

“It is true, she was a waitress,” Granser acknowledged. “But she was a good woman, and your mother was her daughter. Women were very scarce in the days after the Plague. She was the only wife I could find, even if she was a hash-slinger, as your father calls it. But it is not nice ...

The carts and carriages crowded close upon

January 12, 2013 | | 0

The carts and carriages crowded close upon one another, making little way for those swifter and more impatient vehicles that darted forward every now and then when an opportunity showed itself of doing so, sending the people scattering against the fences and gates of the villas. “Push on!” was the cry. “Push on! They...

3083834246_6c31b023dd_z

What art thou thrusting that thief-catcher into my face for, man?

January 11, 2013 | | 0

Um-m. So he must. I do deem it now a most meaning thing, that that old Greek, Prometheus, who made men, they say, should have been a blacksmith, and animated them with fire; for what’s made in fire must properly belong to fire; and so hell’s probable. How the soot flies! This must be the ...

photodune-1245140-portrait-of-businesswoman-m-samll

Some days elapsed, and ice and icebergs all astern

January 11, 2013 | | 0

For sleeping man, ’twas hard to choose between such winsome days and such seducing nights. But all the witcheries of that unwaning weather did not merely lend new spells and potencies to the outward world. Inward they turned upon the soul, especially when the still mild hours of eve came on; then, memory shot her ...

angle-19887

The feet themselves were heavily padded and nailless

August 21, 2012 | | 0

But how puny and harmless they now looked beside this huge and terrific incarnation of hate, of vengeance and of death. The man himself, for such I may call him, was fully fifteen feet in height and, on Earth, would have weighed some four hundred pounds. He sat his mount as we sit a horse, ...

south-pole-60597

The old man

August 20, 2012 | | 0

The old man peered from under his green leaf at the danger, and stood as quietly as the boy. For a few seconds this mutual scrutinizing went on; then, the bear betraying a growing irritability, the boy, with a movement of his head, indicated that the old man must step aside from the trail and ...

aeroclub-80

Can you catch the expression of the Sperm Whale’s there?

March 12, 2011 | | 0

Unordered List Ere this, you must have plainly seen the truth of what I started with—that the Sperm Whale and the Right Whale have almost entirely different heads To sum up, then: in the Right Whale’s there is no great well of sperm; no ivory teeth at all; no long, slender mandible of a lower ...

Featured View All

brush-57527-940x545

January 12, 2013 | | 0

Not caring to venture back into the canyon

The thing was an enormous cave bear, rearing its colossal bulk fully eight feet at the shoulder, while from the tip of its nose to the end of its...

Headline View All

1x.com-2011-5-15-15-11-50

August 15, 2012 | | 0

I should have had the surprise of my life, but I did not know at that time

“Have they ever subjected you to cruelty and ignominy, Dejah Thoris?” I asked, feeling the hot blood of my fighting ancestors leap in my...

Travel

Interesting Articles View All

Movies

Ads

Tags

Pages

Sponsors

Find us on Facebook

Photos on flickr

Interesting Stuff

Latest Comments

Calendar

August 2014
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Lifestyle

Scroll to top